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13-10-2001, 06:13 PM
Pardon my ignorance, but why do some people post the same question more than once within a short space of time? This is more than a 'slip of the finger' - is it attention seeking or what?

13-10-2001, 06:42 PM
Their connection is slow, and after they click post, it appears to them that nothing is happening, so they click it again, sometimes, again AND again.

Also, it does take a little while for the message to appear on the page.

:-) Dylan Cruickshank

13-10-2001, 06:48 PM
I take it you are new to the group?

13-10-2001, 08:27 PM
Yes. Very new and very green. Having had amazing help to one query, I'm hooked on this site, even though I don't often understand it all. Hope my answer doesn't post more than once now!

14-10-2001, 11:08 AM
PC World: try putting something like this under the POST buttons:

<INPUT TYPE=button name='postcomment' VALUE='POST' onClick='JavaScript:document._Comment.postcomment. disabled=false; return _doClick('9ed61616f5906ac9cc2569cb0006e708/$Body/0.39C4', this, null)'>

That should disable the button as soon as you click it on IE 4.0+ I think, you should play around to get it doing both things on the single click because I'm not sure if my code's quite right.